Advent Journey Day Seven: Holy Vision

Advent Journey Day Seven The Christmas season is filled with so many activities that it can be challenging to channel our thoughts on God’s precious gift of his son. Each year, I try to press into this time of waiting for our Savior’s birth a little more deeply… Today I hope you will join me…

Advent Journey, Day Six: The Candle

Advent Journey Day Six Today, enjoy the wisdom of this this reflection on the meaning of the Candle. I found this lovely little meditation while traveling in England several years ago and I have been saving it for just this moment.  Think of all the ways we see the candle being used in our different…

Advent Journey Day Three: History

Advent Journey Day Three: History Today we will reflect on our Christian heritage and consider how we are strengthened by remembering those who have come before us. Is there someone in church history you admire? Is there someone in your family history that has been a role model? This English folk carol was composed by…

Daily Pursuit

My Inspiration Time for a little Vincent. He is such a favorite of many of my friends and will always be a source of light and inspiration. May God continue to bless dear Vincent and hold him close within his care. These are just a few of his works that I had never noticed before….

Finding Our Spiritual Roots

The Christmas celebrations have come and gone for another year… Hopefully you are still enjoying all the lights and decorations… Just a few more days to linger with family and friends before we dive into our New Year’s resolutions. When all is said and done, I pray that you are able to reflect on all…

Be Our Guest Once More

And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into your hearts by the Holy Spirit whom he has given us.”  ~ Romans 5:5 I’m not sure what I use to think…it has been some time now that my eyes have been opened to the abundant nature of God’s love –…

Let the Glory of the Lord Rise Among Us!

Sometimes, when we view a painting it can seem so much like a fairytale that we struggle to make it personal and maybe we think there is no need. But, I have found that if I take the time to hold it close and let the colors and the rich abundance fill my heart I begin…

For Unto Us a Child is Born: Some Thoughts on Advent

Heaven and Earth, Art of Byzantium at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, until March 2, 2014 Since the observance of Advent season is rather new for me, I still need to spend time reflecting on the wisdom of following the seasons of the Liturgical Church Calendar. In our modern time when we feel we…